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  • Location

    Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California

  • Job title:

    Python Developer- Software Development Engineer

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    6894

Our SaaS platform is used by millions of people, and our Platform Services team is at the core of scaling our business. You’ll be responsible for handling complex and exciting mixtures of infrastructure, features, and business logic, which we’ve built on an event bus architecture running on Google Cloud.

Our stack includes: Python, Event Bus/Google PubSub, Google Cloud Functions, Redis, Terraform, Firebase, MySQL, Google Cloud Tasks

What you’ll do

  • Live by and champion our values: #day-one, #ownership, #empathy, #humility.
  • Write Python focused on scalability, testability, supportability and maintainability.
  • Collaborate with design, product and engineering teams across the company to build new features or update existing ones at scale, as well as understand roadmap priorities.
  • Implement new technologies to solve technical challenges as they arise.
  • Champion good habits (development techniques, security, tech debt balance, TDD, and agile habits) within your team
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes.
  • Debug production issues across multiple levels of the stack.
  • Find and address performance issues throughout the application.
  • Perform thorough code reviews and troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Work on and/or with asynchronous and eventing workflows, serverless, 12-factor applications, webhooks, rate limiting and token management.
  • Building new services that scale; deploy code daily.

What you’ll bring

  • Typically, 7+ years of relevant development experience in fast paced environments
  • Experience building out scalable APIs and services
  • Expert knowledge of one of the following languages: Python (preferred), Nodejs, Ruby
  • Experience with RabbitMq, Kafka, or other cloud based eventing and messaging solutions
  • Experience with Cloud Platforms such as GCP or AWS
  • Experience with Docker, auto-scaling, pub-sub architectures, serverless
  • A knack for engineering simple solutions to solve complex problems
  • Self driven; a passion for taking ownership of your work and delivering outcomes
  • Ability to work remote-first in a rapidly scaling organization
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience desired


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Our Company is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment which is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of sex, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.